The first table below looks at the demand for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 21 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.47% - 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% - 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £22,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
127 257 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 93.38% 92.11% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 75 192 207
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £33,850 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
England

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Graduate
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Midlands region.

Graduate Salary Trend in the Midlands

Graduate
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) N-Tier

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft